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Spring 2022
5297 Global Health Law - DIAMOND- 24792

Professor(s): Nicholas Diamond (ADJUNCT)

Credits: 2

Course Areas: Health Law 

Time: 7:30p-9:30p  TH  Location: 3  BLB

Course Outline: Global health law has emerged as a field that sits at the timely intersection of public health and international law. More specifically, it is defined by the norms, processes, institutions, and actors that shape global governance for health. This course introduces students to both the theory and practice of global health law, with an emphasis on how the law can be a tool to respond to the most urgent health threats of our time. This course first provides an overview of the normative foundation of global health law, encompassing the adjacent fields of both global health ethics and global justice.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes: (Face-to-Face)  The UH registration system instruction mode for this course is listed in parenthesis. After student registration in November, there may be instruction mode changes to this course up through Jan. 5th, 2022, but notice of such changes will be sent to then-registered students. Instructors and students are expected to normally be physically present in the classroom. If the course has a final examination, it will be in a classroom requiring your physical presence. Other assessment, such as a mid-term exam, may also be in a classroom. Whether this instructor will offer “remote presence” (starting a zoom meeting from the podium computer to enable student remote access on an occasional basis) for part or all of the semester is not known, but students should not rely on an expectation that remote presence will be available.


First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule: 05/05 6pm-8pm      

This course will have:

Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA 306:

Pass-Fail Student Election: Unavailable (Instructor Preference)

Course Materials (11/4/2021 7:07:48 PM)

Book(s) Required

Global Health Law, 2014, Gostin

Foundation of Global Health & Human Rights, Gostin/Meier 2020
ISBN: 978-0197528297

Plus supplemental readings, as needed, will be made available to students.